No.1 on QS World Ranking 2018/ 2019 for Development Studies
The University of Sussex is a leading higher education and research institution near Brighton, in the south of England. Sussex was the first of the new wave of UK universities founded in the 1960s, receiving its Royal Charter in 1961. Sussex has one of the most beautiful campus locations in Britain. Situated in rolling parkland on the edge of Brighton, the campus combines award-winning architecture with green open spaces. The campus is surrounded by the South Downs National Park, just a few minutes away from the lively city of Brighton & Hove. Falmer House is one of only two educational buildings in the UK to be Grade I listed in recognition of its exceptional interest.
As for the rankings, Sussex ranked 1st on the QS World Ranking by subject for Developmental Studies for 2018/19, 20th UK overall (The Times Higher Education Table 2018), 26th UK overall (The Guardian University league table 2019), 147th in the World (The Times Higher Education World University Ranking 2018/19). Furthermore, the University is listed on the Lembaga Pengelola Dana Pendidikan (LPDP) Scholarship awarding body in Indonesia and British Chevening Scholarships